12 months
18410 GBP/year
8735 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Studying the Military History programme at Brunel University London has many advantages. Situated in London, the course has established links to world-renowned archives and libraries based in and close to London, including the Caird Library (National Maritime Museum), The National Archives and the Imperial War Museum, among others. 


As a Brunel student you can also look forward to membership to the Royal Institute for International Affairs, as well as access to the specialist Angus Boulton Military History Library housed on campus.

Guest speakers add further military expertise to the programme and have included Professor Ilan Pappe (University of Exeter), Emeritus Professor Avi Shlaim of Oxford University, Sir Tony Brenton (Cambridge University), and Professor Brian Holden-Reid (KCL).

Your choice of an optional module provides the opportunity to study the Second World War, or drawing on experts from the University’s internationally renowned Centre of Intelligence and Security Studies (BCISS), either ‘Intelligence History: Failure and Success’ or ‘International Security’.

Careers and your future

Graduates from the Military History programme at Brunel University London have gone onto careers in a variety of private and public sectors such as working in government, NGO's, law, teaching, banking and researchers to name just a few areas.  Many also undertake further study in order to become specialists in a given field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • War in History, 1789 to present
  • European Warfare in the Age of Muscle.
  • Intelligence History: Failure and Success
  • The Second World War
  • International Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, in a Social Sciences or Humanities related subject, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification.
  • Applicants with a 2.2 or above from a non-related discipline will be considered on an individual basis by the Admissions Tutor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8735 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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